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Senior Services Awards Everett N. Luce Community Champions!

Each year, Senior Services presents the Everett N. Luce Award to an individual and an organization for their leadership and contributions toward improving the quality of life for older adults in Midland County. This year’s award recipients were announced during Senior...

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Foster Grandparents! Coming Soon to Midland . . . .

Enrich your life while enriching the lives of others. AmeriCorps Senior volunteers who serve in the Foster Grandparent program provide the kind of comfort and love that sets a child on a path to a successful future. Volunteers themselves report better health and...

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Care Coordination Corner: Gifts

by Julie Randolph, Care Coordinator The expense and navigation through this season of giving can become burdensome. As we work to get just the right thing to please the recipient, we often lose sight of the most valuable and priceless gifts that we already possess....

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Thankful for the Holidays

It’s hard to believe that the holiday season is here already! As you may have guessed, our Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners will look a little different this year, similar to last year. We have been eagerly planning special holiday curbside events to best serve you....

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November Volunteer of the Month

by Tina Podboy Laughner, Volunteer & Outreach Manager Jim and Donna Murphy are being honored as our Volunteers of the Month for November for their work as entertainers at Seasons Adult Day Services. They have been playing about once a month at Seasons since April...

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Midland County Health Department COVID Booster Update

At this time, The Midland County Health Department is giving booster doses for those who received the 1st two doses of Pfizer vaccine > 6 months ago that self-attest to one or more of the following indications: CDC Recommendations People 65 years and older and...

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Is Sugar Harmful?

By Melissa Heires, Central Michigan University Dietetic Student What exactly is sugar and where does it come from? Sugar is a form of a simple carbohydrate or a simple form of energy. Carbohydrates come in two forms: simple carbohydrates and complex carbohydrates....

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Our Mind Matters: Conversation Tips

A monthly article brought to you by Senior Services Memory Support Programs Do you struggle in conversing with a friend or family member that is living with dementia? Perhaps the conversation used to flow easily, but now the conversation dries up quickly. Or perhaps...

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